public office

noun

Legal Definition of public office

: an office created by a constitution or legislative act, having a definite tenure, and involving the power to carry out some governmental function

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“Public office.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/public%20office. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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